Desert Globemallow

Desert Globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua) The photo was taken in the Grand Gulch Primitive Area of Utah (Four Corners area). Thanks to ZeeJay for the help in identifying it.

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ZeeJay

ZeeJay - Jun 3, 2011 11:55 am - Voted 10/10

Globemallow

It's a globemallow, but I couldn't tell you which particular variety of globemallow it is. I have some in my yard and they thrive with neglect and need no supplemental watering.

Props

Props - Jun 3, 2011 2:12 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Globemallow

Thanks for the help! I'll run with that and see what I can come up with.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Jun 3, 2011 11:11 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Globemallow

Central Arizona is famous for Globemallow.

The city of Globe, located east of Apache
Junction, was named after this flower.

We also have plenty of cactus and rattlers.

Props

Props - Jun 4, 2011 12:07 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Globemallow

Interesting Larry. One of these days I'd like to get me a good photo of one of those rattlers too.

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